• HSBC plucks Welsh in UK coverage push

    Ed Welsh will join HSBC in November as global head of business services, although his work is expected to be heavily centred around the UK, as the bank ramps up efforts to gain market share among the country’s biggest listed firms.

    • 20 Aug 2019
  • Barclays gives Blackman UK coverage job

    Alastair Blackman, formerly a top media investment banker at Deutsche Bank, will be developing relationships with the heads of UK firms on behalf of Barclays from next month.

    • 20 Aug 2019
  • ANZ adds to sustainability team

    ANZ has expanded its sustainable finance team in Sydney.

    • 20 Aug 2019
  • China launches long-awaited interest rate reform

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) unveiled a new benchmark rate for bank loans on Saturday. The loan prime rate (LPR) will replace the current one-year lending rate, which has stood still for four years at 4.35%, as the new benchmark. The move is aimed at making the lending rates more market-based and lowering the funding cost for the real economy, analysts say.

    • 19 Aug 2019
  • People moves in brief

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch hires fintech chief — Perella Weinberg builds European restructuring team — UniCredit finds SSA trading boss.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • Loan veterans fear juniorisation of market

    Some senior loan bankers believe there is an increasing shift in hiring practices towards junior staff, as the syndicated lending market faces mounting pressure on lenders to cut costs.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • Asia people news in brief: August 15, 2019

    More changes for Deutsche — HSBC equities veteran joins HK property developer — Loans banker Fung joins StanChart— Chung to leave Maybank

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • Perella Weinberg hires again in Europe restructuring push

    Romain Lanier has joined Perella Weinberg Partners from fellow advisory firm PJT Partners to be a managing director in the European financial restructuring team.

    • 14 Aug 2019
  • Lenders: get with the times or get out

    The syndicated loan market is undergoing a transformation. Borrowers are growing in sophistication and artificial intelligence is creeping into the syndication process. It's time lenders faced a reality check: get with the programme, or get gone.

    • 13 Aug 2019
  • Updated: Chung to leave Maybank

    Loans banker Daniel Chung is leaving Maybank Kim Eng to join CTBC Bank's Hong Kong team, according to sources.

    • 13 Aug 2019
  • Loans banker Fung joins Standard Chartered

    Syndicated loans banker Marilyn Fung has joined Standard Chartered’s loan syndication team in Singapore.

    • 13 Aug 2019
  • Further shake-up for Deutsche Bank Asia biz

    Deutsche Bank has made more changes to its Asia investment bank, including job cuts and new postings for senior bankers, as it shifts the focus of its business.

    • 13 Aug 2019
  • Securitization market shrugs off accusations of Al Rayan extremism links

    After an explosive report this week by British newspaper The Times accusing Al Rayan Bank of funding extremist groups, investors in the UK Islamic bank’s sukuk RMBS say they have little concern over the prospects for the bonds.

    • 07 Aug 2019
  • Risk costs snag Commerz as outlook worsens

    Michael Reuther, head of Commerzbank’s corporate clients division, expects more firms to enter the bank’s "intensive care department" as economic pressures weigh on European corporates. And in his unit the cost of risk more than tripled in the second quarter, helping to shrink operating profits.

    • 07 Aug 2019
  • Barings extends lending push with €1.5bn fund

    Barings has raised €1.5bn for its second European private loan fund, as the asset manager looks to grow a business that has seen the company lend €3bn over the last two years.

    • 07 Aug 2019
  • Commerz names head of syndicated and leveraged finance

    Commerzbank has appointed its first head of syndicated and leveraged finance, a unit created within its new capital markets division.

    • 05 Aug 2019
  • People moves in brief

    BNP Paribas hires UK advisory head — Créd Ag’s credit unit chief moves to markets role — AIIB hires ICBC loan syndicator.

    • 01 Aug 2019
  • Gender bond pioneer to combat ‘vulture funds’ in Ireland

    Paul Byrne, the treasurer who helped structure the first additional tier one (AT1) gender equality bond, is joining Quartech, the asset manager of HomeOptions, an ESG not-for-profit firm that aims to challenge private equity funds purchasing mortgage portfolios in Ireland.

    • 01 Aug 2019
  • BNP Paribas takes Nomura’s McNaught for UK advisory

    Andrew McNaught will lead BNP Paribas’ UK advisory team from the end of the month, as the French bank plans to develop its corporate operations in the country “further, faster”.

    • 01 Aug 2019
  • Domanico moves on again at Créd Ag

    Crédit Agricole has appointed Sébastien Domanico as head of global markets for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, just weeks after he was picked to lead a different division at the bank.

    • 01 Aug 2019
  • Banks run to stand still in PE coverage race

    Banks are racing to expand their sponsors coverage teams as they fight to remain relevant to private capital providers at a time of disintermediation in investment banking. By David Rothnie.

    • 01 Aug 2019
  • ENBD acquires DenizBank, Gulf bank M&A boom continues

    Dubai's biggest bank, Emirates NBD, has completed its acquisition of Turkey's DenizBank from Sberbank as the binge of bank mergers in the Gulf continues.

    • 01 Aug 2019

Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 239,045.44 645 10.99%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 227,063.92 705 10.44%
3 Citi 131,956.24 404 6.07%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 120,593.84 450 5.55%
5 MUFG 110,142.88 632 5.07%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,579.59 9 9.39%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 3,038.82 11 7.97%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,978.95 13 7.81%
4 BNP Paribas 2,705.06 6 7.09%
5 Citi 2,288.85 10 6.00%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 7,350.79 41 6.53%
2 Goldman Sachs 7,212.42 37 6.41%
3 BNP Paribas 7,151.10 53 6.36%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 6,659.77 36 5.92%
5 Barclays 6,209.03 28 5.52%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 31,351.09 133 7.80%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 27,347.56 115 6.80%
3 JPMorgan 23,350.32 62 5.81%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,838.09 62 5.68%
5 UniCredit 19,966.03 111 4.97%

Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Apr 2016
1 HSBC 35.45 69 6.71%
2 BNP Paribas 31.67 78 5.99%
3 ING 31.21 74 5.90%
4 Citi 22.60 36 4.27%
5 Deutsche Bank 21.89 32 4.14%